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Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
's his job to stand up and tell the truth. and when he says we can raise spending for defense back to the pre-sequester level or for domestic, that is just evidence that we're going in the wrong direction. we can easily live with the sequester. it's a washington beltway lie that we can't live with $600 billion of outlays for defense, 50% more than we had in 2000 and we've had no new industrial enemies come after us since then that we can't live with 600 billion in domestic discretionary spending. again, 200 billion more than bill clinton left in real dollars today's dollars. and i don't think he was starving. >> in any deal we see out of ryan and patty murray a joke? >> it's a total joke. and i would hope that at least some of the people on the progressive side would understand if they don't get at entitlement reform and revenue raising now it's going to be far worse later. and the republicans on the tea party side would be right to reject this deal because it's nothing but a beltway scam. >> bloomer surveillance jargon alert there. david stockman using the word progressive. i beli
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
of an air defense zone. and companies are spending a bit more for holiday parties this year. get ready to drink out. party budgets have grown slightly over last year. spending has been slowly rising after employers cut back during the recession. those are your top headlines. >> i'm having coconut water this year only. >> why is that? >> i am staying healthy. >> i thought i saw you having with the onset. so, our morning must read. more on the life of nelson mandela. i have a chart and i want to talk to matt dowd. the red circle was the intention of america when sanctions began. you can see the decline in real economic growth. the blue vertical line was the presidency of nelson mandela in 1994. you and i remember this. .onald reagan said no congress pushed it back to him. president bush senior went along with congress as he came into office. >> most people forgot the ronald reagan vetoed the sanctions. that was one of the main pressure points and changing what happened. it is, i think that he in the end came along and saw -- but he stood in line. >> you cannot even describe the tension a
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
defense zone has caused apprehend -- apprehension in the region. the vice president wrapped up a two-day visit to the country and travels next to south korea. super bowl advertising is already sold out. executives at fox saying there was strong demand for the first new york area super bowl. the game usually sells out early january. a30-second spot reportedly sold for millions of dollars each. the rockefeller center christmas tree was lit last night. i was there. it was lovely. it took 45,000 lights to illuminate the 76-foot-high norway spruce. topped off by nine and a half foot-high swell rossi -- swa rowki arts. theour feet higher than tree and scarlet fu's the living room. >> my whole mcmansion thing. >> i didn't see it live because it took too long and i had to go to bed. >> and they have a whole ceremony. >> singing and all of that stuff. >> miley cyrus? >> i don't know. we have the morning must-read. who hasn't? >> i do. i am looking at carl icahn, a tweet that came out late yesterday. notice, gave a proposal to call a vote to increase by back row gram but level.the $150 billion
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